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Midland College

Job Description

Job Title


Position Status

Full Time

Classification Title

Administration-12 m

Work Location

Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX

Job Summary

Midland College is seeking a Dean of Social/Behavioral Sciences & Business Division to provide leadership in a collaborative environment built on mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement. The Division Dean will oversee diverse academic transfer and workforce programs and disciplines: Anthropology, Business Administration, Child Care and Development, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Geography, Government, History, Organizational Management, Paralegal, Psychology, Sociology, and Student Success. In addition, the Division Dean will oversee two child care centers.

Candidate must have a commitment to student success, equity, and integrity, as well as a sense of humor and open-mindedness. The Division Dean works closely with other administrators, faculty, and staff to enhance student learning by aligning Division initiatives with the Midland College mission and strategic plan to #StartStriveSucceed.

Midland College awards certificates, associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees and supports completion through student-centered instruction and student services. 51% of graduates earn a Certificate and/or Applied Associates degree. An additional 47% of students earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. With a 50% Hispanic population, our 5,500 students reflect the demographics of the wider five-county service area. Thanks to local philanthropy and broad community support, Midland College offers more than 200 local scholarships.

Midland College is a member of the SACSCOC Reaffirmation Class of 2021. The Division Dean will play an important role in the completion and implementation of the Quality Enhancement Plan.
Midland, Texas is a dynamic community with the eighth lowest unemployment rate in the United States. Currently, Midland is the second fastest growing city in Texas and the fourth fastest growing city in the United States. With a rising population of roughly 140,000 in the heart of the Permian Basin, Midland is in the hub of the booming Permian Basin energy industry.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in a discipline within the Social & Behavioral Sciences and Business Division and commitment to complete doctorate from an accredited university
Three years of faculty experience in higher education
Three years of higher education supervisory/leadership experience
Demonstrated written and verbal skills
Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate from an accredited university with emphasis in a discipline within the Social & Behavioral Science and Business Division
Community College experience
Knowledge of and experience with:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accreditation requirements
Texas Administrative Code and Texas Education Code
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM)
Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM)
Guide for Instructional Programs in Workforce Education (GIPWE)
Dual credit programming requirements
Guided Pathways to Success organization and services

Essential Functions

Student Success:
Work with faculty to assess student learning
Use institutional data to improve outcomes
Collaborate with students, faculty, and student services to resolve student issues
Division Leadership:
Recruit, qualify, train, supervise, and evaluate faculty and staff
Lead curriculum development and review to ensure current and comprehensive curricula
Revise and approve catalog content
Oversee budgeting, resource allocation, and grants for the division
Promote exemplary teaching and advocate for the Division’s needs
Work closely with Chairs to coordinate personnel
Oversee course schedule preparation to meet student need
Maintain and develop relationships with dual credit partners
Serve on committees as assigned
Planning and Program Review:
Collect, compile, and disseminate student, program and institutional data
Participate in strategic planning for instructional area of college
Oversee Division Assessments and Curriculum Mapping
Develop Program and Discipline Pathways
Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Instructional Services and Presidentt

Physical Demands

Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
Ability to lift or move up to 25 pounds
Ability to work extended hours and attend Midland College or community events
Use of manual dexterity
Heavy computer usage
College setting
General office setting
General instruction facilities
Duties indoors and some outdoors
Events may be required
Travel for training, meetings, and events both in and out of town

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Pay Statement

Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

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Position Available


Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, curriculum vitae (please do not send photos), transcripts, and three letters of reference. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire.

The Search Committee will start the review of applications on 20 March 2023. Interviews will begin immediately thereafter with a decision to hire made 01 May 2023. The start date for the new Dean of Social/Behavioral Sciences & Business Division will be 04 September 2023.

EEO Statement

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

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